The 9pm Urine Therapy for Parental Productivity with bearded fellow Andrew P Street

Andrew P Street
Andrew P Street and a substantial quantity of leather. (Photo: Supplied)

The summer series of The 9pm Edict kicks off today with our special guest, the wonderful Andrew P Street — journalist, commentator, raconteur, and bearded person.

We talk about many things, including parenting, poetry, pubic lice, productivity, journalism, capsicums, mullets, the Vaccine Police, the Bishop of Worcester, urine therapy, NFTs, and of course the continuing global pandemic.

And, of course, that whole thing about the Serbian tennis player and his visa.

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CONVERSATION TOPICS: Gay Rainbow Anarchist, John Lindsay, and four people who choose to remain anonymous.

THREE TRIGGER WORDS: Matthew Moyle-Croft, Peter Lieverdink, and Sheepie.

ONE TRIGGER WORD: Andrew Kennedy, Andy T, Chris Hill, David Porteous, Gavin C, Ian Kath, James Mardel, Jonathan Ferguson, Joop de Wit, Julia DB, Karl Sinclair, Kimberley Heitman, Mark Newton, Michael Strasser, Mick Fong, Paris Lord, Paul Williams, Peter Blakeley, Peter Blakeley again, Peter Sandilands, Peter Viertel, Phillip Merrick, Ric Hayman, Scott Reeves, Shane Perris, Syl Mobile, and one person who chooses to remain anonymous.

FOOT SOLDIERS FOR MEDIA FREEDOM who gave a SLIGHTLY LESS BASIC TIP: Bob Ogden, Daniel O’Connor, Errol Cavit, Garth Kidd, Jamie Morrison, Jim Campbell, John Avocado, Katrina Szetey, Luke Costin, Matt Arkell, Michael Cowley, Miriam Mulcahy, Oliver Townshend, Paul McGarry, Peter McCrudden, Peter McCrudden again, Rohan Pearce, Susan Rankin, and three people who choose to remain anonymous.

MEDIA FREEDOM CITIZENS who contributed a BASIC TIP: Coralie Naumann, Dean Madden, John Avocado, Karletta A, and two people who choose to remain anonymous.

And another ten people chose to have no reward, even though some of them were the most generous of all. Thank you all so much.

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  • A haphazard site by and about APS
  • I'm an author, journalist, columnist and failed indie rock star. I live and work in Adelaide, Australia, although when I first wrote this bit "Adelaide" was spelled "Sydney", and I've written two books on politics and one on music, as well as writing for the Sydney Morning Herald, the Guardian, the ABC, Rolling Stone, Cosmos, the Monthly, Time Out, NME, Elle, and pretty much anyone else with a freelance budget. Following the release of my most recent book The Long and Winding Way To The Top: Fifty (or so) Songs That Made Australia I've drifted back into writing about music, at least for the time being. But a part of my heart belongs to the noble art of getting snarky about politics, as befits my first two books - The Short & Excruciatingly Embarrassing Reign of Captain Abbott and The Curious Story of Malcolm Turnbull: the Incredible Shrinking Man in the Top Hat. 
  • Writing guy that does all the writing, and author of several book-things. Opinions expressed are yours.
  • Author, columnist, journalist, voice-person
  • Shoppers have been left frustrated to find some of their favourite products missing from stores as surging COVID-19 infections force workers into isolation.
  • “The antidote that we have seen now, and we have tons and tons of research, is urine therapy. OK, and I know to a lot of you this sounds crazy, but guys, God’s given us everything we need,” Key said in a video posted over the weekend on his Telegram account after being released from jail over a trespassing charge.
  • The antivax leader, who set out to arrest Democratic governors, has found himself behind bars.
  • Yep. [Screenshot of how to introduce kids to urine.]
  • Riddick (also known as Riddick: Rule the Dark) is a 2013 American science fiction action film and the third installment in the Riddick film series. Produced by and starring Vin Diesel as the title character, Riddick is written and directed by David Twohy, who previously wrote and directed the first two installments, Pitch Black (2000) and The Chronicles of Riddick (2004).
  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a 1994 Australian road comedy film written and directed by Stephan Elliott. The plot follows two drag queens played by Hugo Weaving and Guy Pearce and a transgender woman, played by Terence Stamp, as they journey across the Australian Outback from Sydney to Alice Springs in a tour bus that they have named "Priscilla", along the way encountering various groups and individuals.
  • The Blood of Heroes (also released as The Salute of the Jugger) is a 1989 Australian-American post-apocalyptic film written and directed by David Webb Peoples, produced by Charles Roven, and starring Rutger Hauer, Joan Chen, and Vincent D'Onofrio. The film has inspired the creation of the sport Jugger.
  • FULL VIDEO: Rebecca Maddern and Mike Amor from Channel 7 speaking in a private conversation before a news broadcast about the Djokovic drama. Rebecca saying Novak Djokovic is a "lying sneaky asshole!" #Djokovic #Djoker
  • A furious Seven Network hit back at the leak on Wednesday morning. “The illegal recording was of a private conversation between two colleagues. It was an underhanded, cowardly act in breach of the Victorian Listening Devices legislation the perpetrator of which will be accordingly dealt with when found,” news and public affairs director Craig McPherson said.
  • [11 May 2017] The Immigration Minister was caught out this afternoon making a quip about Pacific Island nations facing climate change by a mic that was still recording. (Note the sparse use of four flags behind this “private conversation”, as Dutton later described it.)
  • "private conversation" means a conversation carried on in circumstances that may reasonably be taken to indicate that the parties to it desire it to be heard only by themselves, but does not include a conversation made in any circumstances in which the parties to it ought reasonably to expect that it may be overheard by someone else;
  • Australian journalism 101. [Quotes @PatsKarvelas]
  • Hundreds of thousands of Sydney commuters are being warned to brace for disruptions to the public transport network as rail workers refuse to staff two-thirds of the city’s trains amid an ongoing industrial dispute with the NSW government.
  • The Day After Tomorrow is a 2004 American science fiction disaster film directed, co-produced, and co-written by Roland Emmerich. Based on the 1999 book The Coming Global Superstorm by Art Bell and Whitley Strieber, the film stars Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ian Holm, Emmy Rossum, and Sela Ward.
  • IT'S THE BIGGEST VARIETY SHOW IN TOOOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWNNNNNNNN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • [21 September 2020] His contempt for progressive darlings is equal to his loathing of conservative mouthpieces. Andrew P Street meets media watchdog and comedian Jordan Shanks.
  • Doodled Dragons takes at least $30,000 after tweeting "our charity will instead now be... my bank account"
  • Port Stanvac is a former port and oil refinery in the suburb of Lonsdale south of Adelaide city centre in South Australia. It was operated by ExxonMobil between 1963 and 2003. Since its closure, the port and adjoining land based refinery site are advancing through decommissioning processes.
  • Good old Royal Mail. This arrived safely yesterday.
  • “Rage” on aussie social media is like diffuse swarm of annoying bitey insects that fills the air, occasionally drawn densely to feed on a dead carcass before rising again and wondering where to go next, but never actually causing anything. Current carcass is “RAT availability.”
  • "We got many challenges there ...but this is Australia living with the virus...and Australians taking wickets in the virus," PM says. COVID outbreaks have hit both the Australian and England camps, as well as media during this #Ashes tour. #Auspol @SBSNews
  • Pays on party which supplies the Prime Minister following the next Federal election. Bets settled at time of swearing in. All bets carry over if the Gov General does not swear in a PM because supply cannot be guaranteed.
  • If you think Scott Morrison is happy after Saturday's stunning election victory, consider the lucky punters who walked away with a total of $1.3 million despite backing the wrong team.
  • In Facebook posts on New Year's Eve, Mr Morrison featured in a black shirt with a matching stripped black apron while slicing the fish. By the time he is at the pan cooking a curry over a gas cooktop, he's wearing a navy blue shirt with another matching striped apron over his white shorts and thongs.
  • Vacuum Oil Company was an American oil company known for its Gargoyle 600-W steam cylinder motor oil. After being taken over by the original Standard Oil Company and then becoming independent again, in 1931 Vacuum Oil merged with the Standard Oil Company of New York, commonly known as 'Socony Oil', to form "Socony-Vacuum Oil Company" in 1931, later called "Mobil". Mobil would merge with the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey to form ExxonMobil in 1999.

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